No matter how violent this fight is going to go both on feet and on the ground, the level of respect between UFC Light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira is not going to decrease at all. Recently at a press conference, we saw how Jan took a heartful gesture by singing for Teixeira on his birthday at UFC 267 pre-fight press conference. Now we will see another bit of it in the video below.
Jan caught up with Teixeira backstage of their weigh-ins to gift his UFC 267 opponent for his birthday, Jan handed Teixeira branded bottle of beer, the name is not seen properly but as per the giver, this is the best beer in his hometown of Cieszyn, Poland.
Glover Teixeira and Jan Blachowicz sharing words of respect ahead of their clash at the main event of UFC 267
The exact exchange of words is unclear due to the overall noise around the fighters. Here, it is quite obvious that Jan introduces Glover to the best beer of his hometown as a gift while Glover receives it in a surprised manner. Then Jan and Glover share some more words of respect which includes what is captioned in the tweet by the official handle of the UFC: “Respect always. Tomorrow we throw down.” @JanBlachowicz gave @GloverTeixeira a birthday present ahead of their title fight.
UFC 267 takes place at Etihad Arena, Fight Island, Abu Dhabi with Jan and Teixeira fighting for the light heavyweight championship at the main event. Both the fighters are complete mixed martial artists and hence the fight can take place anywhere on a very exciting level. Other fights include the co-main event between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen fighting for the interim bantamweight title. We will also see the return of UFC Welterweight Khamzat Chimaev against Li Jingliang.